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What is the treatment for lip laceration?
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
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In brief: I hope its small
Most small, clean lip lacerations need no intervention, especially inside the lip.
Lacerations of the outside are more likely to need suturing especially if they cross the border of the lip into surrounding skin. If in doubt check with an urgent care center. They may also recommend a tetanus booster. If caused by teeth a dentist may need to inspect for broken teeth.

In brief: I hope its small
Most small, clean lip lacerations need no intervention, especially inside the lip.
Lacerations of the outside are more likely to need suturing especially if they cross the border of the lip into surrounding skin. If in doubt check with an urgent care center. They may also recommend a tetanus booster. If caused by teeth a dentist may need to inspect for broken teeth.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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In brief: Repair
Debridement, irrigation of wound, meticulous approximation (repair).

In brief: Repair
Debridement, irrigation of wound, meticulous approximation (repair).
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Dr. Addagada Rao
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